3.6 x 500 + 1560=3360, his Georgia Freshman index.
3.96 x 500 + 1380=3360, average admit.
So he ONLY measures up as equal to the average admit.
Tech is looking at an awesome Freshman class. And some other schools are looking at awesome applicants who were waitlisted.
AP (place score in parenthesis): Lang & Comp (5), USH (5), Comp Sci (pending), Lit & Comp (pending), Calc AB (pending)
Senior Year Course Load: Most rigorous available
Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): None
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Class president. One season of sports each year without real distinction. Open source programming on a somewhat high-profile project. Some other stuff here and there.
Job/Work Experience: 2 years doing menial jobs.
Volunteer/Community service: About 80 hours throughout highschool.
Essays: Very good
Teacher Recommendation: Superb. Couldn't have hoped for better teacher recs.
Counselor Rec: Probably average. My counselor barely knew me.
Additional Rec: Didn't submit one
Interview: Didn't interview
Applied for Financial Aid?: Affirmative
Intended Major: Computer Science
State (if domestic applicant): New Hampshire
School Type: Small, public
Ethnicity: Snow White
Income Bracket: 20K - 30K
Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.): None
Strengths: SATs, Recommendation, Experience in work related to my major.